Season 7, Episode 1
Guests: Nikki Giovanni, The New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters, David & Linda Lay.
Writers: Rob LaPrelle, Dylan Locke, Ralph Berrier.
On this episode of the Floyd Radio show, The New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters, fresh off of their win at the 82nd Annual Galax Old Time Fiddlers’ Convention, play old time tunes such as Honeysuckle Rag, Whistling Rufus & Reuben’s Train; David & Linda Lay sing an old Stanley Brothers classic, It’s All Right If That’s The Way You Feel & I’ve Endured by Ola Belle Reed; Nikki Giovanni reads poetry from her new book, A Good Cry. Eddie Bond & Linda Lay sing the Peluso Microphone Labs jingle; the Appalachian man of mystery, Bond, Eddie Bond solves another mystery; Eddie Bond tells the story of a fiddler from Fries, VA, Claude Childress; The Bogtrotters close out the show with their “foul medley,” Who Broke the Lock on the Hen House Door & Cacklin’ Hen.